School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health. This exciting and innovative program at York University provides students the opportunity to pursue many sub-fields including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration, health psychology, and athletic therapy in preparation for a career in health and rehabilitation, fitness, recreation, sports industries, research, or teaching.

Our Vision:
Canada’s leading academic centre for knowledge creation, integration, and dissemination about physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.

In achieving this vision we will be known for: Innovative research, inspiring students through excellence in teaching, and leadership on the health implications of physical activity and inactivity.

Health Professor Loriann Hynes receives Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award

Health Professor Loriann Hynes receives Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award

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Excellence in teaching at York University continues to be recognized in the Faculty of Health, with…
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2 months agoHealth Professor Loriann Hynes receives Distinguished Athletic Therapy Educator Award
Prof. Emeritus Roger Kelton explores weight control in new book

Prof. Emeritus Roger Kelton explores weight control in new book

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A new book by York Professor Emeritus Roger Kelton explains the relationship between weight control…
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3 months agoProf. Emeritus Roger Kelton explores weight control in new book
Prof. Sherry Grace earns award for advancements in cardiac research

Prof. Sherry Grace earns award for advancements in cardiac research

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York University researcher Sherry Grace has been awarded the Michael L. Pollock Established Investig…
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4 months agoProf. Sherry Grace earns award for advancements in cardiac research
York helps to lead research to advance diabetes drug to clinical trials

York helps to lead research to advance diabetes drug to clinical trials

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A diabetes drug to prevent low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia) will advance to clinical trials t…
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4 months agoYork helps to lead research to advance diabetes drug to clinical trials
Joint York, McMaster study finds poor muscle health in active Type 1 young adults

Joint York, McMaster study finds poor muscle health in active Type 1 young adults

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A new study from McMaster and York universities has found that poor muscle health may be a complicat…
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4 months agoJoint York, McMaster study finds poor muscle health in active Type 1 young adults
Ten York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards

Ten York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards

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Ten professors at York University are among a national class of researchers to receive funding throu…
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4 months agoTen York University professors awarded prestigious CFI research awards
Seven York University researchers receive Early Researcher Award

Seven York University researchers receive Early Researcher Award

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Seven researchers from York University have each received funds through the Ontario government’s Ear…
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4 months agoSeven York University researchers receive Early Researcher Award
York’s Kinesiology and Health Science program best in Canada, new rankings report

York’s Kinesiology and Health Science program best in Canada, new rankings report

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York University’s Kinesiology and Health Science program in the Faculty of Health is the best in Can…
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5 months agoYork’s Kinesiology and Health Science program best in Canada, new rankings report
Three York University professors receive CIHR project grants

Three York University professors receive CIHR project grants

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Three York University professors have received project grants from the Canadian Institutes for Hea…
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6 months agoThree York University professors receive CIHR project grants
Prof. Sherry Grace’s research informs Heart & Stroke Health Report

Prof. Sherry Grace’s research informs Heart & Stroke Health Report

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Women’s hearts are victims of a system ill-equipped to diagnose, treat and support them, according t…
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6 months agoProf. Sherry Grace’s research informs Heart & Stroke Health Report

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